Dr. Mahmud Hossain Faruquee

Dr. Mahmud Hossain Faruquee

Associate Professor
Bangladesh University of Health Sciences, Bangladesh


Highest Degree
MPH in Occupational and Environmental Health from National Institute of Preventive and Social Medicine, Bangladesh

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Biography

Dr. M. H. Faruquee is one public health expert of the country having more than 20 years of experience in Occupational and environmental health, nutrition, health promotion, adolescent health, children, disability health care services, community and local Government institutional development. Currently he is attached as Associate Professor, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Bangladesh University of Health Sciences (BUHS). He is one of the contributors of a number of researches in the field of public health. Some of the study/researches have been published in abroad (30) and national (64) professional journals. He contributed in developing a good number of training and communication modules/manuals/materials on occupational and environmental health, nutrition, maternal and child health related issues organized by different international and national level organizations. He worked in a number of projects as a Consultant,
Dr. Faruquee conducted some survey, researches and evaluation studies as Public Health Expert with Asian Development Bank, World Bank, UNDP, WHO, UNICEF, DFID, JICA, WaterAid, World Vision and GIZ.

Area of Interest:

Public Health
100%
Occupational Health
62%
Health Nutrition
90%
Diabetes Mellitus
75%
Cardiac Care
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Ahmed, S., S.K. Chowdhury, I.A. Hossain, R. Yasmin, M.M. Haque, M.H. Faruquee and A.F.M. Salim, 2019. Status of serum vitamin D among Bangladeshi children: Urban and rural settings. Acta Scient. Paediatr., 2: 3-7.
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  2. Ahmed, K.F., M.H. Faruquee, N. Yasmin and R. Yasmin, 2019. Health problems among children's working in automobile workshops. J. Univ. Med. Coll., 3: 67-70.
  3. Tajnin, R., M.A. Chaklader, N. Yasmin, M.D. Hossain, S.A. Ahmad and M.H. Faruquee, 2018. Status of hearing impairment among handloom worker in Tangail district of Bangladesh. Mymensingh Med. J., 27: 573-577.
  4. Shamsunnahar, Y.R., N.R. Seoty, M.A. Chaklader, M.H. Kabir, S.A. Ahmad, M.H. Faruquee and D. Begum, 2018. Handgrip strength and work output among the garment workers in Bangladesh. J. Univ. Med. Coll., 24: 67-70.
  5. Raihan, G.M.R., M.S. Mahbuba, M.H. Faruquee, M.H.A. Rakib and M.T. Ali, 2018. Efficacy of carbetocin versus oxytocin for the prevention of postpartum hemorrhage. J. Univ. Med. Coll., 2: 80-86.
  6. Murayama, N., M. Magami, S. Akter, I.A. Hossain, L. Ali, M.H. Faruquee and S.A. Ahmad, 2018. A pilot school meal program using local foods with soybean in rural Bangladesh: Effects on the nutritional status of children. Food Nutr., 9: 290-313.
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  7. Khan, M.H., S.A. Ahmad, M. Nahar, M.H. Faruquee and R. Yasmin et al., 2018. Gestational diabetes among the arsenic exposed women from arsenic contaminated area of Bangladesh. Malay. J. Public Health Med., 18: 13-19.
  8. Jahan, I., M.R. Ahmed, M.H. Faruquee, D.L. Banik and S.A. Ahmad, 2018. Knowledge, attitude and practices on bio medical waste management among the health care personnel of selected hospitals in Dhaka city. Int. J. Adv. Res. Technol., 7: 8-17.
  9. Islam, G.M.R., N. Yasmin, S. Lahiry, M.H. Faruquee and F. Zaman, 2018. Status of depression in patients with hypothyroidism. J. Univ. Med. Coll., 2: 35-38.
  10. Faruquee, M.H., R. Yasmin, S. Dutta, N. Karim, M.H. Khan and S.A. Ahmad, 2018. Health problems among villagers living in proximity of a polluted river. JOPSOM., 37: 50-60.
  11. Costa, P.I., F. Akter, M.R. Ahmed, R. Yasmin and M.H. Faruquee, 2018. Maternal health status and birth weight of the newborn. Acta Scient. Paediatr., 2: 19-23.
  12. Chowdhury, S.K., S. Ahmed, I.A. Hossain, R. Yasmin, M.H. Faruquee and A.F.M. Salim, 2018. Status of iron deficiency anemia among Bangladeshi children: Urban and rural settings. Acta Scient. Paediatr., 2: 8-12.
  13. Ali, M., M.A. Chaklader, R. Yasmin, N.Z. Shohani, N. Yasmin, M.H. Faruquee and S.A. Ahmad, 2018. Status of blood pressure among the population in selected saline prone area of Bangladesh. SUB J. Sustain. Environ. Dev., 3: 13-25.
  14. Akhter, T., N.R. Seoty, M.A. Chaklader, R. Yasmin, N. Yasmin, S.A. Ahmad and M.H. Faruquee, 2018. Risk factors of respiratory problems among under 5 children in Bangladesh. Acta Scient. Paediatr., 2: 3-9.
  15. Rahman, F.M., S.A. Ahmad, M.H. Faruquee, R. Yasmin and S. Dutta et al., 2017. Work-related musculoskeletal disorders among the head-load brickfield workers. JOPSOM., 36: 1-10.
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  16. Nisu, J.F., M.A. Chaklader, R. Yasmin, N. Yasmin and M.H. Faruquee, 2017. Study on prevalence and response to needle stick injuries among the nurses in private hospitals in Dhaka City, Bangladesh. J. Univers. Med. Coll., 1: 68-71.
  17. Neupane, S.C., K.R. Ahmed, M.H. Faruquee, R. Yasmin, S. Dutta, M. Tani and S.A. Ahmad, 2017. Food habits among the arsenic exposed population in rural areas of Nepal and Bangladesh. Malaysian J. Public Health Med., 1: 48-54.
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  18. Minz, N., M.A. Chaklader, N. Yasmin, Harun-Ar-Rashid and M.H. Faruquee, 2017. Occupational health problems among nurses in a selected hospital of Dhaka city. J. Univers. Med. Coll., 1: 14-17.
  19. Khandker, S., S.A. Ahmad, S.B. Hossain, M.H. Khan and M.H. Faruquee et al., 2017. Community perception on climate vulnerability and adaptive capacity in two selected upazillas in Bangladesh. JOPSOM., 36: 6-15.
  20. Baroi, M., M. Shahjahan, P. Sultana, M.H. Faruquee and N. Yasmin, 2017. Activity analysis of nurses working in a teaching hospital of Dhaka, Bangladesh. J. Med. Biol. Sci. Res., 3: 14-18.
  21. Khandker, S., S.A. Ahmad, M.H. Khan, M.H. Faruquee and R. Yasmin et al., 2016. Perceived workplace hazards and health problems among the workers of garments factory in Dhaka. JOPSOM., 35: 1-9.
  22. Khan, M.H., A.F.M. Sarwar, M.H. Faruquee and S.A. Ahmad, 2016. Peripheral arterial disease in a rural population of Bangladesh and associated conventional risk factors. JOPSOM., 35: 41-47.
  23. Ahmad, S.A., M.H. Khan, S. Khandkar, M.H. Faruquee and R. Yasmin et al., 2016. Blood cholinesterase level and health effects among the organophosphates exposed agricultural workers. JOPSOM., 35: 1-11.
  24. Zannat, K.E., N. Karim, M.H. Faruquee and M. Haque, 2015. Risk factors for breast cancer among women attending in selected hospitals of Dhaka City. J. Med. Bio. Sci. Res., 1: 162-168.
  25. Zaman, A.B.M., M.H. Faruquee and H.A. Rashid, 2015. Antibiotic use in the treatment of patients attending the primary health care facility. Sub J. Public Health, 6: 24-28.
  26. Tasmin, S., H. Furusawa, S.A. Ahmad, M.H. Faruquee and C. Watanabe, 2015. Delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase (ALAD) polymorphism in lead exposed Bangladeshi children and its effect on urinary aminolevulinic acid (ALA). Environ. Res., 136: 318-323.
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  27. Rashid, I., N. Yasmin, M.H. Faruquee and S. Arifa, 2015. Infant and young child feeding (IYCF) practices in the rohingya refugee camps of Bangladesh. Sub J. Public Health, 6: 1-8.
  28. Rahman, K.F. and M.H. Faruquee, 2015. Protecting human health from climate change: Bangladesh scenario. Sub J. Public Health, 6: 9-14.
  29. Kaniz, S., M.H. Faruquee, M.A. Haque, H. Sheikh and M.K. Alam, 2015. Psychological status of the rescue workers following Rana Plaza rescue operation. J. Hamdard Univ. Bangladesh, 2: 135-152.
  30. Islam, M.D.S., U.M. Ahmed, A.M.D.A. Firoz, F.M. Ullah and M.H. Faruquee et al., 2015. Occupational Dermatitis among the Hair Dressers of Selected Area of Dhaka City. MOJ Public Health, Vol. 2, 10.15406/mojph.2015.02.00018.
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  31. Siddika, N., M.H. Faruquee, N. Yasmin, E.H. Apu and H.A. Rashid, 2014. Oral manifestations among mouth breathing and nose breathing school children. J. Cont. Dent. Sci., 2: 11-13.
  32. Seoty, N.R., M.H. Faruquee, S. Lahiry, M.A. Chaklader and N. Yasmin, 2014. Handgrip strength and nutritional status of female garment workers in Dhaka City. Int. Photography Hall Fame, 1: 18-22.
  33. Sarwar, A.F.M., S.A. Ahmad, M.H. Khan, M.H.S.U. Sayed, M.H. Kabir and M.H. Faruquee, 2014. Arsenicosis and tooth decay in selected rural areas of Bangladesh. J. Cont. Dent. Sci., 2: 14-17.
  34. Chaklader, M.A., A. Husna, R. Yasmin and M.H. Faruquee, 2014. Musculoskeletal disorders among the construction workers in Dhaka City. Bangladesh Med. College J., 19: 23-27.
  35. Ahmed, A., M. Rahman, R. Hasan, S.A. Shima, M.H. Faruquee, T. Islam and S.E. Haque, 2014. Hypertension and associated risk factors in some selected rural areas of Bangladesh. Int. J. Res. Med. Sci., 2: 925-931.
  36. Ahmad, S.A., M.H. Khan, S. Khandker, A.F.M. Sarwar, N. Yasmin, M.H. Faruquee and R. Yasmin, 2014. Blood lead levels and health problems of lead acid battery workers in Bangladesh. Sci. World J. 10.1155/2014/974104.
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  37. Ali, M.H., N. Karim, S. Lahiry, M.H. Faruquee, N. Yasmin and M.A. Chaklader, 2013. Gender differentials in nutritional status of elderly people in selected rural areas of Bangladesh. Br. J. Med. Sci., 12: 146-149.
  38. Yasmin, R., S.A. Ahmad and M.H. Faruquee, 2012. Hepatitis B Virus Infection Among Germents Worker. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, AV Akademikerverlag GmbH and Co. KG., Germany, Pages: 76.
  39. Thapa, K., M.H. Faruquee, S. Lahiry, M.A. Chaklader and N. Yasmin, 2012. Awareness on disaster preparedness among the grass root health workers in a selected district of Nepal. Sub J. Public Health, 5: 1-6.
  40. Sinha, K., S. Lahiry, M.H. Faruquee, S. Karim and N. Yasmin, 2012. Hygiene practice and the cost of health related events among secondary school students of Gopalganj Town. Sub J. Public Health, 5: 23-27.
  41. Siddiqui, Q.A.M., M.H. Faruquee, R. Ara, L. Lahiry and S.K. Chowdhury et al., 2012. Musculoskeletal disorder among agro-labourers. Br. J. Med. Sci., 18: 98-101.
  42. Reza, K.M.H., M. Shahjahan, M.H. Faruquee, S. Lahiry, M.A. Chaklader and N. Yasmin, 2012. EPI vaccination status of children in selected hard to reach areas of Bangladesh. Sub J. Public Health, 5: 7-12.
  43. Masud, J.H.B., M.H. Faruquee, M.A. Chaklader and N. Yasmin, 2012. Nicotine dependence in patients with diabetes mellitus. Sub J. Public Health, 5: 13-16.
  44. Islam, M.A., M.H. Faruquee, H. Sarma and N. Yasmin, 2012. Young clients engaged in sex with sex workers in selected hotels of Dhaka city: A cross-sectional study. Sub J. Public Health, 5: 9-12.
  45. Haque, M., M.H. Faruquee, S. Lahiry, S. Tasmin, R. Yasmin, N. Yasmin and M.A. Chaklader, 2012. Lead exposure and intellectual function: Findings from primary school children in Bangladesh. Br. J. Med. Sci., 11: 292-297.
  46. Ahmad, S.A., M.H. Khan, M.H. Faruquee, R. Yasmin and S. Dutta et al., 2012. Arsenicosis: Nutrition and socioeconomic factors. J. Preventive Social Med., 31: 51-62.
  47. Sultana, S., M.H. Faruquee, R. Yasmin, S. Dutta and S.A. Ahmad, 2011. Illness related to pesticide toxicity among the agricultural workers. J. Prev. Soc. Med., 30: 54-61.
  48. Sohani, N.Z., M.A. Chaklader, M.H. Faruquee, M.A. Bashar, R. Yasmin and N. Yasmin, 2011. Pattern of workplace violence against female garment workers in selected areas of Dhaka city. Sub J. Public Health, 3: 3-8.
  49. Rowshon, M.M., N. Yasmin, S. Lahiry, M.H. Faruquee and N. Karim, 2011. Status of permanent family planning method among eligible couples in two selected upazilas of Bangladesh. Sub J. Public Health, 4: 14-17.
  50. Rahaman, A., S. Lahiry, N. Yasmin, M.H. Faruquee and I. Khalil, 2011. Health awareness among geriatric people. Br. J. Med. Sci., 10: 260-265.
  51. Mahmood, H.R., H. Rashid, M.H. Faruquee, N. Yasmin and S. Lahiry, 2011. Anemia among urban slum adolescents in a selected area of Dhaka city. Sub J. Public Health, 4: 1-4.
  52. Hossain, M.A., S. Lahiry, M.H. Faruquee, N. Karim, S.W. Fairoz and N. Yasmin, 2011. Fertility pattern among the disaster-prone people in Bangladesh. Sub J. Public Health, 3: 45-52.
  53. Aziz, M.R., M. Shahjahan, M.H. Faruquee, S. Lahiry, M.A. Chaklader and N. Yasmin, 2011. Health status of people residing in a hard-to-reach area in Bangladesh. Sub J. Public Health, 3: 9-14.
  54. Andalib, N., M.H. Faruquee, S.W. Fairoz, M.A. Chaklader, S. Lahiry and N. Yasmin, 2011. Health problems among the adolescent waste pickers in Dhaka city. Sub J. Public Health, 3: 53-57.
  55. Akter, S., N. Yasmin, M.H. Faruquee, H. Rashid and S. Lahiry, 2011. Caesarean section: A comparison between public and private hospitals in Dhaka city. Sub J. Public Health, 4: 18-25.
  56. Yasmin, N., K. Alam, S. Lahiry, M.H. Faruquee and T. Ahmed, 2009. Knowledge, attitude and practice regarding hospital delivery among rural married women in northern Bangladesh. Ibrahim Med. College J., 3: 17-20.
  57. Pervin, S., S. Lahiry, N. Yasmin and M.H. Faruquee, 2009. Preference for delivery places among slum women of Dhaka. Sub J. Public Health, 2: 6-15.
  58. Khatri, R.P., N. Yasmin, S. Lahiry, M.H. Faruquee and A.K. Mitra, 2009. Factors associated with early marriage, early childbirth and complications among women of reproductive age in nepal. SUBJPH, 2: 29-35.
  59. Khan, T.I., A. Kabir, M. Hoque, M.H. Faruquee, M.N. Karim, M.A. Chaklader and G. Mowlah, 2009. Nutritional and hematological status of under 5 children attending in tertiary level hospitals in dhaka city. SUBJPH, 2: 36-42.
  60. Karim, M.N., M.M. Hossain, M.H. Faruquee, M.A. Chaklader and N. Yasmin, 2009. Prevalence of non-communicable diseases in a rural Bangladesh. SUBJPH, 2: 38-41.
  61. Anjuman, L., M. Shahjahan, N. Yasmin, M.H. Faruquee, S. Lahiry and M.A. Chaklader, 2009. Management problems faced by nurses during service delivery in selected public and private hospitals. Sub J. Public Health, 2: 29-37.
  62. Budhathoki, G.R., M.H. Faruquee, N. Yasmin and S. Lahiry, 2008. Contraceptive practice among newly married women in a selected district in nepal. SUBJPH, 1: 8-11.
  63. Bhuiyan, M.F.A., F.H. Lovely, M.M. Rahman, N. Yasmin, M. Shahjahan and M.H. Faruquee, 2008. Work-related musculoskeletal disorders among computer users. SUBJPH, 1: 17-22.
  64. Bhattarai, K., M. Shahjahan, N. Yasmin, M.H. Faruquee and S. Lahiry, 2008. Knowledge and practice on reproductive health care among adolescent school girls of Kathmandu, Nepal. SUBJPH, 1: 19-24.
  65. Ahmad, S.A., M.H.S.U. Sayed, M.H. Khan, M.H. Faruquee and N. Ysamin et al., 2007. Musculoskeletal disorder and ergonomic factors among the garments workers. J. Prev. Soc. Med., 26: 97-110.
  66. Ahmad, S.A., M.H. Sayed, M.H. Khan, M.N. Karim and M.A. Haque et al., 2007. Sociocultural aspects of arsenicosis in Bangladesh: Community perspective. J. Environ. Sci. Health Part A, 42: 1945-1958.
  67. 3. Ahmad, S.A., M.S. Rahman, M.H.S.U. Sayed, M.H. Khan, N. Karim, M.H. Faruquee and S. Khandker, 2007. Re-screening of arsenicosis patients in three Upazillas. In: Applied research on arsenic in Bangladesh. Misbahuddin, M. (Ed.). World Health Organization, Dhaka, Bangladesh, pp 74-91.
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  68. Sarwar, A.F.M., S.A. Ahmad, M.H.S.U. Sayed, M.H. Khan, M.H. Faruquee and M. Begum, 2006. Exposure to arsenic through drinking water: Attrition manifestation on teeth. J. Oral Health, 8: 13-17.
  69. Ahmad, S.A., F. Khatun, M.S.U. Sayed, M.H. Khan, M.R. Aziz, M.Z. Hossain and M.H. Faruquee, 2006. Electrocardiographic abnormalities among arsenic-exposed persons through groundwater in Bangladesh. J. Health Popul. Nutr., 24: 221-227.
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  70. Sarwar, A.F.M., S.A. Ahmad, M.H.S.U. Sayed, M.H. Khan, M.H. Faruquee and M. Begum, 2005. Exposure to arsenic through drinking water: Pigmentary manifestation in the oral cavity. J. Oral Health, 7: 52-58.
  71. Ahasan, M.R., G. Mohiuddin and M.H. Faruquee, 2002. Strenuous task in hot climate-a case study in Bangladesh. Work Study, 51: 175-181.
  72. Yokota, H., K. Tanabe, M. Sezaki, Y. Akiyoshi and T. Miyata et al., 2001. Arsenic contamination of pond water and water purification system using pond water in Bangladesh. Eng. Geol., 60: 323-331.
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  73. Ahmad, S.A., A.K.M. Muyeen-Us-Safa, M.H.S.U. Sayed, M.H. Khan and M.H. Faruquee et al., 2001. Arsenic in drinking water and urinary level of arsenic. Environ. Sci., 8: 417-423.
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  74. Ahmad, A.S., M.H.S.U. Sayed, S. Barua, M.H. Khan and M.H. Faruquee et al., 2001. Arsenic in drinking water and pregnancy outcomes. Environ. Health Perspect., 109: 629-631.
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  75. Mahiyuddin, G., M.H.S.U. Sayed, S. Banu, S. Begum, M.H. Faruquee, M.H. Khan, A.W. Khan and S.A. Ahmad, 2000. Arsenicosis and State of Liver Function. J. Prev. Soc. Med., 19: 6-13.
  76. Tondel, M., M. Rahman, A. Magnuson, I.A. Chowdhury, M.H. Faruquee and S.A. Ahmad, 1999. The relationship of arsenic levels in drinking water and the prevalence rate of skin lesions in Bangladesh. Environ. Health Perspect., 107: 727-729.
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  77. Mahfuzar, R., M. Tondel, S.A. Ahmed, I.A. Chowdhury, M.H. Farquee and O. Axelson, 1999. Hypertension and arsenic exposure in Bangladesh. Hypertension, 33: 74-78.
  78. Ahmad, S.A., M.S.U. Sayed, S.A. Hadi, M.H. Faruquee and M.H. Khan et al., 1999. Arsenicosis in a village in Bangladesh. Int. J. Environ. Health Res., 9: 187-195.
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  79. Ahmad, S.A., M.H. Sayed, M.H. Faruquee, M.H. Khan, M.A. Jalil, R. Ahmed and M.A. Razzaque, 1999. Arsenicosis: Sex differentials. J. Prevent. Soc. Med., 18: 35-40.
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  80. Ahmad, S.A., M.H.S.U. Sayed, M.H. Khan, M.H. Faruquee, M.A. Jalil and R. Ahmed, 1998. Arsenicosis: Neoplastic manifestations of skin. J. Prev. Soc. Med., 17: 110-115.
  81. Ahmad, S.A., M.H. Faruquee, M.H.S.U. Sayed, M.H. Khan, M.A. Jalil, R. Ahmed and S.A. Hadi, 1998. Chronic arsenicosis: Management by vitamin A, E, C regimen. J. Prev. Soc. Med., 17: 19-26.
  82. Ahasan, M.R., A.W. Khan, M. Al-Mahtab and M.H. Faruquee, 1998. Small and Medium-Sized Chemical Factories in Bangladesh. In: Occupational Health and Safety Measures, Scott, P.A., R.S. Bridger and J. Charteris (Eds.)., Global Ergonomics, Oulu, pp: 271-275.
  83. Khan, A.W., S.A. Ahmad, M.H.S.U. Sayed, S.A. Hadi, M.H. Faruquee and M.H. Khan, 1997. Arsenic: Silent catastrophe. Environ. Health Bull., 1: 1-3.
  84. Khan, A.W., S.A. Ahmad, M.H.S.U. Sayed, S.A. Hadi and M.H. Khan et al., 1997. Arsenic contamination in ground water and its effect on human health with particular reference to Bangladesh. J. Prev. Soc. Med., 16: 65-73.